Taylor Swift ‘Midnights’ album release causes Spotify outage

Taylor Swift ‘Midnights’ album release causes Spotify outage

It wouldn’t be a Taylor Swift album launch and not using a grand entrance.

The 11-time Grammy winner’s hotly-anticipated tenth studio album, “Midnights,” dropped Thursday evening, nevertheless it wasn’t with out its justifiable share of chaos.

Tens of millions of so-called “Swifties” stayed up till midnight to listen to the file, however followers have been left scrambling after streaming big Spotify crashed simply because the album was launched as customers reported web outage regardless of there being web obtainable.

In keeping with Downdetector.com, Spotify noticed an enormous outage the world over at midnight ET — the precise time Swift’s album was launched.

Followers expressed their frustration on the glitch, with many being left upset they weren’t capable of instantly hear the singer’s 13 new tracks.

“Midnights” has 13 new songs from the singer, together with one which options Lana Del Rey.AP

“Spotify crashed following the discharge of Taylor Swift’s new album #TSmidnighTS,” wrote one account alongside a screenshot of the app saying “one thing went improper.”

“YALL DONE BROKE SPOTIFY. #MidnightsTaylorSwift,” one other tweeted.

A 3rd wrote, “Spotify actually broke for like a minute!!! I used to be in panic mode,” earlier than a fourth posted the app’s error message, tweeting, “Actually @Spotify? On an evening like this? I’m fuming #TSmidnightTS.”

Spotify customers reported outages on social media.
Spotify

Fortunately, the connectivity points have been short-lived.
Spotify

“Can I ask you a Query…? @taylorswift13 @taylornation13 how does it really feel realizing you crashed spotify?? (Midnights is a superior album already),” one other Swiftie added.

The obvious outage appeared to final solely a brief second, a lot to the delight of die-hard Swift followers.

Followers additionally acquired greater than what they bargained for within the early hours of Friday morning after Swift’s “Midnights (3am Version)” was unleashed on the platform.

The particular version of the album boasts seven further tracks.

The singer this week revealed she’s made a sequence of “music motion pictures” for it that may function Laura Dern, Haim sisters, make-up artist Pat McGrath, and mannequin Dita Von Teese.

The primary a part of the visible album – a video for the file’s third observe, ‘Anti-Hero’ – will premiere at 8 a.m. ET.

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